School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program (Harding High School)

The Foundation's School-Based Adolescent Health Care Program was designed to strengthen the capacity of communities and families to meet the multiple health and health-related needs of adolescents by utilizing local public secondary schools as a principal locus of care.This is a 2nd-phase grant awarded under the 19-site national program, to provide comprehensive health services to the 1,790 adolescents at Harding High School. The clinic is staffed by one full-time nurse practitioner and medical assistant; part-time ob/gyn nurse practitioner, social worker, nutritionist, health educator, and physician. Prenatal, postpartum and gynecological assessments will be provided at the clinic by an ob/gyn specialist. Pregnant adolescents and family planners will be referred to HealthStart clinic sites. There are pharmacy services on site. Medical backup is provided by St. Paul Ramsey Medical Center.

Grant Details

Amount Awarded $599,944.00

Awarded on: 5/11/1989

Time frame: 7/1/1989 - 6/30/1993

Grant Number: 15236


Health Start, Inc.

491 University Avenue West
Saint Paul, 55103-1936

Donna J. Zimmerman
Project Director